“Command of the sea” is not and maybe should not be a doctrinal term, but its utility as a tool for strategic analysis has reemerged. Some may be uncomfortable with its hegemonic overtones, but current and sophisticated understanding of it should improve programmatic analysis and tactical development.
Rubel, Robert C.
"Command of the Sea: An Old Concept Resurfaces in a New Form,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 65
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol65/iss4/5